The first table below looks at the demand for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 67 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 15 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 2.24% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 10.20% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £343 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.49% -35.25%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
279 245 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.25% 21.97% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 119 101
Average daily rate £320 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.20 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Manchester region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -6 3 £350 +7.69% 3
Stockport - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 1
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 28 (77.78%) Android
2 14 (38.89%) iOS Development
3 12 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 11 (30.56%) HTML
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 8 (22.22%) Games
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
8 7 (19.44%) BDD
8 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) Calabash
10 5 (13.89%) Android Development
10 5 (13.89%) Flash
10 5 (13.89%) TDD
10 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
11 4 (11.11%) OOP
11 4 (11.11%) Xamarin
11 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (11.11%) Ruby
12 3 (8.33%) Ajax
12 3 (8.33%) Online Gambling
12 3 (8.33%) iPad
12 3 (8.33%) Project Management
12 3 (8.33%) .NET
12 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
12 3 (8.33%) Finance
12 3 (8.33%) Scrum
12 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQLite
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
2 6 (16.67%) Calabash
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Ant
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.78%) PhoneGap
General
1 8 (22.22%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 6 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (8.33%) CSS Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Flash Developer
5 2 (5.56%) ActionScript Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) Flash
4 3 (8.33%) Ajax
4 3 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) JSP
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.56%) Adobe AIR
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) iOS SDK
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.78%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.78%) Xamarin.iOS
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) XHTML
6 1 (2.78%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) iPad
2 3 (8.33%) Online Gambling
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) iOS Development
2 7 (19.44%) BDD
2 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
3 5 (13.89%) TDD
3 5 (13.89%) Android Development
4 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (11.11%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Kony
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